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Audi A6 2011 Price

Posted: 28 Jan 2011 03:59 AM PST

Audi has announced pricing and equipment for the new A6, which will arrive in dealerships during the month of April. Originally the home of Ingolstadt propose the new Audi A6 with five different engines: 2.8 V6 FSI multitronic from 204 hp, 2.8 V6 FSI quattro S tronic 204 hp, 3.0 V6 TFSI S tronic 300 hp, 3.0 V6 TDI and 3.0 V6 204 bhp multitronic TDI quattro S tronic to 245 hp.

According to that it was then also come from Audi versions 3.0 V6 TDI quattro S tronic 204 hp and 2.0 TDI manual front-wheel drive with 177 hp. The starting price of the new A6 is € 45,250 (IPT excluded) for the model 2.8 V6 FSI multitronic and reach up to € 54,600 (IPT excluded) of the 3.0 V6 TFSI S tronic.

Audi forecasts say that in Italy the most successful version will be version 3.0 TDI quattro S tronic 245 hp, which costs € 52,900, with 65% of customer preferences. In second place in the preferences we will find the 204 hp 3.0 TDI multitronic (€ 48,750) with 25% of the total price.

Standard are 17-inch alloy wheels, brushed aluminum inserts, power steering electro-mechanical control system, tire pressure, Stop & Start, and multi-function leather steering wheel with four spokes.

Honda Accord 2.2 Turbodiesel 180 HP

Posted: 28 Jan 2011 03:52 AM PST

Honda will present at the Geneva Motor Show 2011, the new updated version of the Accord, which will be available in dealerships next spring. The slight cosmetic changes of the new Honda Accord propose new front headlights with clear turn signals, a modified grille and a more aggressive bumper.

At the rear are new lights for the headlights and a bumper again changed, with a more aggressive look. Internally, the only changes relate to some of the coatings materials and new ambient lighting. Honda has the best engine block, using a thicker glass for the rear window, also were revised suspension to improve ride comfort. On top productions are also active on high beam and fog beam of light that follows the curves.

The petrol engines are known to be 2.0 and 2.4 156 hp from 201 hp, has been updated to the 2.2 turbodiesel 150 bhp, which now emits 138 g / km of CO2. It will be available then also a new 2.2 turbo diesel engine 180 hp, with the staging Type S.

The sedan with this engine, according to Honda, reaches 220 km / h and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 8.8 seconds.

Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid in Geneva

Posted: 28 Jan 2011 03:46 AM PST

Volvo will present at the Geneva Motor Show 2011, scheduled for March 3 to 13, the new V60 plug-in hybrid.
The new Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid is not a concept that many of you may think, but a car is virtually ready for series production. According to the Scandinavian home the V60 plug-in hybrid has lower emissions of 50 g / km of CO2 and fuel consumption of 1.9 litres/100 km. Volvo V60 to create the hybrid has collaborated with the Swedish company Vattenfall, which specializes in energy supplies. According to the plans since 2012, the Swedish company will launch this model on the market.

The engine is a 2.4 turbodiesel with 215 hp and 440 Nm, which is responsible for front-wheel drive, while a 70 bhp electric motor is mounted on the rear axle. To power the electric batteries are lithium-ion battery with 12 kWh.

The transmission is a six-speed automatic, and always according to the manufacturer has a range of 50 km with only the electric motor.

The chairman and CEO of Volvo, Stefan Jacoby, wanted to reassure the potential of the car, designed for low fuel consumption and emissions but without necessarily giving up the pleasure of driving.

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